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Irish Water has been criticised by a Galway TD for leaving “an unsightly mess”, including barriers blocking driveways, in areas where the controversial company has been installing water meters.
Some 6,400 householders and businesses on a precautionary boil water notice in Westport are waiting to hear if a water supply or system contamination is the source of a local cryptosporidiosis outbreak.
In a famous speech in 1992 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth referred to having just endured ‘an annus horribilis’. Well at Christmas 2014 any member of the Irish Government could make the very same statement.
Dep Michael Kitt has called on Minister for the Environment, Community, and Local Government Alan Kelly to clarify whether members of group water schemes will have to pay water charges under the new charging regime announced by the Government last week.
Irish Water have given the go ahead for work to begin on the €3 million Breaffy Sewerage Scheme.
More than €37.5 million will be invested in water and wastewater infrastructure throughout the county as part of the Irish Water Proposed Capital Investment Plan 2014-2016.
Irish Water will eventually be privatised and a basic and essential element will be taken over by private bodies to be “turned into liquid gold profits”.
Two Roscommon councillors are calling for water charges to be suspended for businesses in areas of the county where water is unsafe for consumption.
I remember years ago covering Western Health Board meetings in far flung corners of the province where the matron of the hosting hospital would provide fine fillets of salmon and local sean nos singers to entertain the councillor-filled Board so that they wouldn’t starve on the return leg of their expenses-paid journeys.
Handing over millions of euro of local government assets to Irish Water is “pure robbery”, and a “step towards the privatisation of our water” supply.